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Health Center Medical Director, Chicago, IL


PrimeCare Community Health

Medical Director

Chicago, IL

November 1, 2018


Health Center Medical Director

Position Summary

The Health Center Medical Director is a member of the health center leadership team and provides leadership, guidance and motivation to ensure the best environment for quality patient-centered care. The Health Center Medical Director is responsible for the oversight of all medical care and quality of services provided at the health center.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Works directly with the health center Practice Manager, Care Manager and providers to ensure a patient-centered, productive and efficient medical home.
  2. Oversees the medical care and quality of services provided at the health center.
  3. Serves as a role model for professionalism, productivity and service to the community
  4. Collaborates with the health center Practice Manager and Care Manager to address issues related to; work flow, patient care, patient concerns, and incidents.
  5. Participates in the recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of health center providers.
  6. On-boards/orients new provider staff.
  7. Supervises and evaluates health center providers.
  8. Approves provider schedules.
  9. Fosters a professional working relationship amongst all members of the health care teams.
  10. Communicates with providers regarding: quality initiatives, policies and procedures,
  11. Works with the behavioral health staff to assure the effective integration of care.
  12. Attends regularly scheduled meetings with the Chief Medical Officer.
  13. Supports productivity goals.
  14. Participates in the implementation and carrying out of continuous quality improvement programs and activities at the health center.
  15. Provides input to the agenda and design of health center staff meetings.
  16. Collaborates in the development and periodic review of written clinical policies, guidelines and protocols for the functioning of the health center and responsibilities of the clinicians.
  17. Assists, where required in the education and training of staff.

Required Skills or Abilities

  1. Ability to work as a team player/member.
  2. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people.
  3. Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and decisions.
  4. Ability to identify and maintain agency and patient confidential information.

Required Knowledge, Experience, or Licensure/Registration

  1. Graduate of accredited medical school with degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).
  2. Completion of Accredited Residency.
  3. Board certification in specialty, if newly graduated must be obtained within 2 years of graduation, must be kept current.
  4. Unrestricted license to practice within Illinois.
  5. Current DEA certificate without restriction.
  6. Minimum of 3 years’ experience preferred as a provider in a primary care setting.

Send resume to Javier Alaniz at javier.alaniz@primecarechi.org


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